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June 19, 2006

Flickr Redux

All_red_1 This one is going to be a little different:

Although I’ve linked to flickr 166 times in the past, I never really dug into this site until recently. With an inventory of over 100 million photos you will never discover everything in it anyway. So here are just a few sets from this Treasure's Trove. Please feel free to add your favorite flickr moments in the comments below.

There are thousands of interesting sets and tags you can explore. A random few: (On all sets you may move the speed dial on top to one or two seconds, if you want to browse quicker through the slide shows):

Ray guns and Air conditioners

Empty Seats

Me and a Mirror

Garbage in Glasgow

what's in your bag?

The Bathed in Color Pool, and the Green is Beautiful and Colour Fields sets. Right now there are for example 327,082 photos tagged with Red

John Van Noate’s found photos

A different way of looking at petals, and the Life of a mescaline cactus flower. Also, flora that may look obscene to some

Brisbane's Traffic Signal Boxes

People seeing Goatse for the first time

Squared circles and Dizzy

A book of stars

Produce scans

The I Crush Your Head and the Stick Figures in Peril pools

The cats love Macs pool. A goldfish hooligan

Close-ups and Abstracts

Humpback whale flukes

Found photos from Montreal Expo 1967

Iraq Unreported

Random pictures: Pickled baby in a jar, Pick a fruit, any fruit, Gelato by Jeremiah Owyang. A cashier in the 'Victoria Mart'

A series of drawings and quotes on napkins put in my daughters' lunches for jr. high and high school every day over a 5 year period

The Kids on the Beach Pool

2820 WWII posters

Jail finds. Things I find abandoned in books or stuffed on the book cart at the jail where I volunteer

A little bit of corporate history from wikipedia: Flickr Founders Caterina Fake and Stewart Butterfield in 2006 Time Magazine’s 100 People Who Shape Our World

1000 views + 100 favorites. From 'How to find the best photos on Flickr'. Here’s some flickr finds

The official flickr blog

Some tools: Spell with flickr

How you can make flickr style logo with flickr logo maker

Play Hamster Sudoku with any picture on Flickr

The Websites as graphs pools (As developed by Aharef)

Flickr Leech to view all photos with the "interestingness" attribute by date in a single thumbnail page

A Day in the Life Collaborative Mosaic (Made from 1320 individual photographs by 143 individuals, and closeup of same)

A great flickr tools collection

Don’t forget the flickr babes (NSFW)

Non-flickr: From House Plant Picture Studio: 180 photos of 191 people wearing sunglasses while waiting in Long Beach Harbor for the Queen Mary 2, photos of a Unknown Couple on their wedding Day, another found pix-set of an unknown baby and The player

Found on smugmug and on Fotki & with Nikon stunning selection

Repost: Ruby Rieke's photographs of paper


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Anything with Mumbai, the city in which I grew up for 19 years!:

Posted by: Avi Solomon at Jun 19, 2006 6:28:49 AM


Posted by: abandoned couches at Jun 19, 2006 9:40:57 PM

The Men with Long hair pool


Posted by: RC at Jun 19, 2006 9:50:01 PM

beach party & bikinis
gadget girls
bunda http://flickr.com/photos/drbill/sets/72057594140392641/?page=3

Posted by: alfred d. at Jun 19, 2006 11:39:24 PM


Posted by: toyboy at Jun 20, 2006 12:23:50 AM

10,000 Goatse jokes, yet I've never seen the original photo. Guess I know what my face will look like on the day I do see it!

Posted by: pam at Jun 20, 2006 7:08:24 AM


Posted by: eddie / Sardinia at Jun 20, 2006 7:21:32 AM

the infamous bunny
found on http://www.robotwisdom.com/

Posted by: olivia at Jun 20, 2006 8:08:15 AM

You've been Boing-Boing'ed, dude

Posted by: billy the goat at Jun 20, 2006 5:00:08 PM


Posted by: camera toss at Jun 20, 2006 5:24:48 PM

Old packaging. Found on

Posted by: Sylvia McCord at Jun 20, 2006 9:44:53 PM


Posted by: H.Y.C at Jun 20, 2006 10:53:43 PM

BANANAS! http://www.flickr.com/photos/juaca/sets/333730

Posted by: TOm at Jun 21, 2006 8:45:57 AM

Duncan and Ian's dream to be photographed sans clothes in a tub with their beloved NES collection was made reality one day:

Posted by: Nintendo bathtub at Jun 24, 2006 1:09:16 PM


Posted by: Burrito Man at Jun 25, 2006 8:47:51 PM


Posted by: Hungry Toilets at Jul 16, 2006 9:43:26 AM